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Alex Pattakos

Alex Pattakos
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Dr Alex Pattakos, PhD, is cofounder of the Global Meaning Institute with offices in the United States, Canada, and Greece. His unique background includes being a mental health administrator, professor of public and business administration, consultant with the White House, and advisor to the commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. He is also the coauthor with Elaine Dundon of The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work. As a leader of the Meaning Movement, he is focused on helping others find meaning in life, work, and society.

How choosing your attitude brings meaning to your life

We must resist the temptation to remain prisoners of our thoughts and exercise the freedom to choose our attitude, no matter what

Finding joy and meaning in everyday life and work

In chasing ‘the good life,’ many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, but at the end of the day, we still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment. That’s because, the good life is not about the pursuit of happiness, as happiness is superficial and fleeting. It’s about meaning, and about knowing that our lives and work matter

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE!

Until the pandemic is declared to be over always:

  • Wear a proper face mask when stepping out
  • Maintain a distance of six feet
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently; Use a hand-sanitiser when outdoors

If you have COVID-19 or suspect that you do, but have mild symptoms, including mild fever, tiredness, dry cough or sore throat, you should self-quarantine right away.

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